Here are soccer legend Pelé, comedy actor Don Knotts, and since-disgraced baseball hit king Pete Rose pitching the Atari Video Computer System in 1978. "Don't just watch television tonight – play it!"
Bioware's 2011 game Mass Effect 2 features Jack, a woman who hints at pansexual relationships but will only romance the player if they're playing a man. It's because they removed the option in fear of a conservative media backlash. [thegamer.com] Here's the game's writer Brian Kindregan, interviewed by Cian Maher: "Mass Effect had been pretty… READ THE REST
The Oregon Trail is a classic and compelling educational computer game about pioneer life. The iconic adventure game was first developed in 1971 by a student teacher of 8th grade who used a time-shared minicomputer to develop the game with two friends. The class played it using the minicomputer's teletype and paper tape printer. Over… READ THE REST
Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator is a new 8-bit style video game on Steam that, well, is exactly like the title says: ORGANS.Everyone has them, and everyone wants them. You are an Organ Trader, the funnel for fleshy meat parts into a strange, evolving, and desperate universe full of clients. Contend with the cutthroat organ market.… READ THE REST
If you're a coffee-lover, specifically, a lover of espresso, then you already know that picking up an espresso machine is not cheap. Those machines pressurize boiling water, then fire it at finely ground coffee beans for a richer, more caffeine-fueled result than your normal drip-brewed coffee. That specialization is why many won't pay for a… READ THE REST
Even if you're never broken out in a cold sweat at the thought of having to complete a problem, know this – math anxiety is 100% real. And we aren't just talking about 7-year-olds who suffer from stomach aches driven by their fear of math class. Turns out, even the anxiety of teachers who have… READ THE REST
When you're toddling around the web, you probably can't go more than a click or two before bumping into some content you want to read. But, you've got a busy life, so the list of articles and other assorted stuff that you'll "read later" just gets longer and longer and longer. Half of the reason… READ THE REST